Out Islands

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You will never run of activities when you venture to the wondrous oasis which is the Out Islands. Don’t let the name fool you though, the Out Islands may be the most remote in the Bahamas archipelago, but that doesn’t equate boring and cliché vacays. True, the islands have no high-rise hotels or fancy cruise ships. In fact the hoteliers understand that this off-the-beaten path destination is for a very special brand of travellers, the kind that appreciates the unique and authentic island experience that crowded beaches and fancy accommodations cannot deliver.

The secluded Out Islands are the perfect backdrop for romantic couples who crave privacy and plenty of alone time. The peaceful and relaxing vistas are perfect for weddings and honeymoon trips, or for couples rekindling the romantic fire. Blue water, quiet stunning beaches, and endless resorts that compliment the austere and idyllic paradise that is the Bahamas. If indeed you are planning the ultimate Caribbean trip, the Bahamian Out Islands counts as among one of the top destinations for the discerning traveller. Make the most out of the serene surroundings by indulging in your favourite water sport activity, whether be it snorkelling, sailing or fishing. You can also take advantage of the exotic wildlife the islands offer by taking advantage of their ecotours, or check out the rich African heritage and traditions that colour the Bahamian way of life. One thing is guaranteed, you will enjoy the laid-back and friendly service that a true Bahamian vacation promises only on the Out Islands.

Enjoy the History of San Salvador

Enjoy the History of San Salvador

San Salvador is one of the islands that make up the Bahamas. It is 12 miles long and a small island; however, many come to see all that it has to offer. It truly is a wonderful place to relax and learn about the past history that has graced this island.
Exploring the island is what many do when they come to San Salvador. They want to see the shipwrecks that have happened on or around the island. It is amazing at what years of tales you can find when you take the time to look. Many also like to see [...]

A Great Getaway

A Great Getaway

When you go to Mayaguana in the Bahamas you are getting away from the duties of everyday life. It is a place to recharge your body and mind. To regroup with your family and just have some quiet fun together on this isolated island.
Lay on the beach and let the sun take you away. Watch the sunrise and set from that same spot on the beach. There is no need to pack your day full of events like you do when at home. Instead, unwind those stressed muscles and watch the family bond again. The kids can play on the [...]

Culture, Sailing, and Shopping

Culture, Sailing, and Shopping

When you think of the Bahamas do you get a warm and calm since of peace? Can you hear the ocean waves hitting the beautiful sandy beaches? This is what most think of when they want to take a getaway to Long Island in the Bahamas.
The Island itself is only 80 miles long and divided into different sections by the Tropic of Cancer. This only adds to its beauty and lets you see the wonderful, picturesque views from the hilltops located on the southern part of the island.
There are many things to do on the island once you get there. [...]

The Animals of Inagua

The Animals of Inagua

Inagua is an anagram for “Iguana”, an animal that is indigenous to the island: the iguana. Inagua is actually made up of two different islands: Great and Little Inagua. The Inagua’s are a naturalist’s paradise and Great Inagua has been called the “great outback” or “wild west”. The traveler who is interested in something more than resorts, golf and shopping will find this a wonderful and unusual place to visit. Rare birds and reptiles thrive; wild donkeys and cows ramble and wild boar are chased and hunted for food and sport. The principal forms of recreation are the usual snorkeling, [...]

Natural Beauty Of The Caribbean

Natural Beauty Of The Caribbean

Three hundred years ago, the one hundred ten mile long and pencil thin island of Eleuthera was settled by a small band of English pilgrims seeking religious freedom. The name “Eleuthera” is the Greek word for Freedom. Today, modern day adventurers find themselves seeking out the freedom and treasures of Eleuthera. This is an island of casual sophistication and those who find themselves there will savor the all of the gifts and beauty this island has to offer. Miles of pink and white sand beaches, crystal clear blue water, quaint little colonial settlements and the lush tropical foliage of the [...]

The History Behind The Cat

The History Behind The Cat

Believed to be one of the most beautiful islands in The Bahamas, Cat Island is a lush, fertile sanctuary providing tranquility for those seeking to escape the pressures of modern society. Once a stop for Arthur Catt, famous British sea captain or notorious pirate (depending on whom you speak with), it is said that this island was named after him. Another theory for the name is the hordes of wild cats that the English encountered when arriving in the 1600’s. These cats were said to be descendants of the tamer pet cats that were orphaned by the early Spanish colonists [...]